Brieven sluiten, verzegelen en openen (Europa 1400-1800)

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Video’s

J. Dambrogio, N. Akkerman, E. Mauer, et al., Letterlocking Instructional Videos, Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2014-2018

1443
Letterlocking: A Letter from William Yelverton to John Paston I, England (1443–1460)
https://youtu.be/y-nO70X_Bv4


1455
Letterlocking: A letter from Edmund Clere to John Paston I, England (1455)
https://youtu.be/EyMB3ezZCw0


1466
Letterlocking: FriarJohn Mowth's letter to John Paston, England (1466)
https://youtu.be/9veKEN9HZyo


1469
Letterlocking: John de Vere’s rolled or folded letter to John Paston II, England (1469)
https://youtu.be/EwUyTxcuqjY


1477
Letterlocking: The Paston Letters: The oldest Valentine, England (1477)
https://youtu.be/lD7pYdQjGvI


1494
Letterlocking: Triangle lock, Italy (1494)
https://youtu.be/RANyWZqDhnU


1500
Letterlocking: Catherine De Medici’s Blank Margin Lock to her son, Europe (1500s)
https://youtu.be/mQ5A0B6fgE0


1514
Letterlocking: Paulus Constantinus Phrygio’s letter to Willibald Pirckheimer, Euope (1514)
https://youtu.be/7UXQFLMzJeA


1517
Letterlocking: Desiderius Erasmus' Tucked Triangle Lock (1517)
https://youtu.be/vCRo1_sulAM


1560
Letterlocking: Triangle lock, Europe and England (1560s-1700s)
https://youtu.be/32_JDoi5HGY


1570
Letterlocking: Queen Elizabeth I’s holograph letter to Henry III, King of France, England (1570s)
https://youtu.be/bNK3hZe3-9c


1578
Document Security: Document in a Textile Bag, Italy (1578)
https://youtu.be/hcBxf6NCCZ8


1580
Letterlocking: Elizabeth I Royal Commission, England (1580)
https://youtu.be/8dwpwS-kWUg


1580
Letterlocking: The first letterlocking video: the triangle lock, Italy [1580s-1590’s]
https://youtu.be/OXG_3LU5tUA


1580
Letterlocking: ‘Tuck and Seal’, Italy (1580s)
https://youtu.be/pje3bxJ_9QY


1580
Letterlocking: "Pleated" Letter with Wrapped Silk Floss, England and Europe (1580s)
https://youtu.be/IXNEQ0E6EsM


1580
Letterlocking: "Pleated" letter, sewn shut with silk floss, England and Europe (1580s-1780s)
https://youtu.be/ngsJjxMzVTs


1584
Letterlocking: Walsingham’s anti-spy letter to Sir Ralph Sadler, England (1584)
https://youtu.be/hUR3GKJR75I


1584
Letterlocking: Lord Burghley to Rafe Sadler concerning the arrest of Mary Queen of Scots, (1584)
https://youtu.be/CFZjdaALntA


1584
Letterlocking: Queen Elizabeth I of England, Triangle Lock (1584)
https://youtu.be/o0XOxS0ZQWI


1584
Letterlocking: Elizabeth I's letter to S. Ralph Sadler about a dangerous prisoner, England (1584)
https://youtu.be/tuClTbXAE5g


1584
Elizabeth I to Sir Rafe Sadler: Triangle lock w/slit perpendicular to fore-edge, England (1584)
https://youtu.be/3Ddt1wMIlug


1584
Letterlocking: Detail, Triangle- lock with slit perpendicular to fore-edge, England (1584)
https://youtu.be/nVT4FPvMUB4


1587
Letterlocking: Mary Queen of Scots last letter, a butterfly lock, England (1587)
https://youtu.be/dzPE1MCgXxo


1590
Letterlocking: Robert Devereux’s letter to Queen Elizabeth I, England, Butterfly Lock (ca. 1590)
https://youtu.be/wKcQk7aYuZ8


1590
Letterlocking: Robert Devereux’s pleated letter to Elizabeth I, with a paper lock, England (1590s)
https://youtu.be/H2p3EOrQLsQ


1593
Letterlocking: Joseph Scaliger's butterfly-locked letter to Francisco Donzà, Europe (c.1593–1606)
https://youtu.be/LUtSrPkXVcw


1600
Letterlocking: Pinwheel Letter, Italy (ca. 1600s)
https://youtu.be/ffMrmov9DvM


1600
Letterlocking: Pt. I: Blank Margin Lock with slits parallel to fore-edge, England (1600s)
https://youtu.be/1QnyNO8Llig


1600
Pt. 2. detail inside Blank Margin Lock w/ slit parallel to fore-edge, England, 1600s.
https://youtu.be/DM0MYlZSmW0


1601
Letterlocking: Intelligencer Simeon Fox’s Dagger-Trap Letter sent from Venice (1601)
https://youtu.be/16GAIaYN_Gk


1602
Letterlocking: John Donne's triangle-locked letter to Sir Robert Cotton, England (1602)
https://youtu.be/Zq_7WcwS9Yg


1602
Letterlocking: John Donne's triangle-locked letter to Sir Robert Cotton, alt ending 1, England (1602)
https://youtu.be/eOAmh95hp5M


1603
Letterlocking: A letter with a flap, Italy (1603)
https://youtu.be/_MdDSYH0V6Q


1603
Letterlocking: The John Donne Lock, England (1603)
https://youtu.be/n-_5NlvZkq8


1613
Letterlocking: John Donne's pleated letter to Sir Robert Harley, Alt. Folding 1, England (1613)
https://youtu.be/vHY0p1Lej10


1622
Letterlocking: John Donne's tuck and seal, England (1622)
https://youtu.be/6b24ITwt3MY


1628
Sir Francis Nethersole & Elizabeth Stuart, sometime Q. of Bohemia: A Secretarial Letter, (1628)
https://youtu.be/vwwomN93-PA


1635
Letterlocking: A Tiny Spy Letter: Constantijn Huygens to Amalia von Solms, Europe (1635)
https://youtu.be/PePWd-h679c


1636
Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter to Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland: A Sign of Intimacy, (1636)
https://youtu.be/tUyOP-FaOcQ


1638
Letterlocking: A letter from Phil Warwick To Sir John Bankes, England (1638)
https://youtu.be/53H93G5pRxU


1638
Letterlocking: Slit triangle flap: A letter from John Coke to Sir John Bankes, England (1638)
https://youtu.be/YNObWu6a3ko


1639
Letterlocking: A well-preserved butterfly lock, France (1639)
https://youtu.be/1ZRA8KZrNTQ


1650–1815
Letterlocking: The Nonagon, Japan, Korea, and The Netherlands (1700s-Present)
https://youtu.be/iSXr7hahndM


1670
Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter to Eleonore de Volvire: A Letter of Condolence, 1670
https://youtu.be/mswwQKArbFE


1690
Open-Edge Medley, The Netherlands (1690s), France (1800s), England (1820), USA (1800s-1900s)
https://youtu.be/70rtrUf-UoE


1690
Letterlocking in the Brienne Postal Archive: Gold-flecked seal "Rectangle Inside", France (1690s)
https://youtu.be/V1G58Pt6bwk


1690
Letterlocking: Hate Mail?: A Diamond-shaped letter in the Brienne Postal Archive, Europe (1690–1711)
https://youtu.be/_9wP8TcuYhU


1691
Letterlocking: Brienne Postal Archive: A Pleated Letter (1691)
https://youtu.be/AOD266RPOac


1694
Letterlocking: Brienne Postal Archive: "I wish you 100,000 good nights,...", diamond letter (1694)
https://youtu.be/w3FXlLGxtNo


1698
Letterlocking: Musician Jean Baptiste de Crous’ ‘rectangle inside’ locked letter, France (1698)
https://youtu.be/BYhOiFEF5Es


1699
Letterlocking: Brienne Postal Archive: "Triangle Inside" [1699]
https://youtu.be/PEHJv-_YD90


1702
Letterlocking: Brienne Postal Archive: A pleated letter (1702)
https://youtu.be/4Z7IhxEwasw


1706
Letterlocking: Forwarded mail: Family correspondence...in a letter-packet, The Netherlands (1706)
https://youtu.be/VvA3M3PUU0Q


1732
Letterlocking: Yo El Rey, two-piece lock: paper band and shaped-papered seal, Spain (1732)
https://youtu.be/_KAt7Y0KJNo


1775
Letterlocking: Empress Maria Theresa's Letter to Cardinal Boncompagni Ludovisi, Austria (1775)
https://youtu.be/W9IQP93tzFU


1782
Letterlocking: Marie Antoinette’s Letter with a Removable Paper Lock, France (1782)
https://youtu.be/5LvFxLJX2WU



Websites

Letterlocking: the technology of folding & securing an epistolary writing substrate to function as its own envelope
http://letterlocking.org/

Signed, Sealed, & Undelivered
http://brienne.org/